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COM 204 6-Oct-2009 Metaphors Simple sentence communicating a relationship between __________ and ________. o Example: Tenor, wehicle o War is Hell The second word explains the first Happy is up; sad is down Orientational metaphor is physical Key Concepts Metaphor is not necessarily connected to imagery Metaphor structures our thought process o Understanding and experiencing one kind of thing in terms of another
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Unformatted text preview: Metaphor is not only an intentional figure of speech added to a message o That is, it is not form as opposed to info but BOTH Metaphor is compact and vivid Metaphor simultaneously obscures and brings to light o Ex: Light is good, dark is evil....
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